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The Best Make-Ahead Finger Food

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

These awesome appetizers require almost no moment-of work or attention. Some need to be pulled out of the oven or gently reheated, but other than that, they're purely make-ahead.

Tasty Nibbles For Last-minute Holiday Entertaining

Anna Watson Carl | Posted 02.15.2012 | Food
Anna Watson Carl

2011-12-16-Screenshot20111216at3.11.32PM.jpgI've got a slew of delicious (and easy!) holiday nibbles to carry you through all your last-minute parties, unexpected guests, and pre-dinner cocktail hours from now until January 1.

PHOTOS: We Wish We Went to Mulberry's Pool Party

The Huffington Post | Jada Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

While we’re bundling up in our winter coats and shearling boots for the season, Mulberry’s creative director Emma Hill hosted a to-die-for pool pa...

How to Indulge Yourself This Holiday Season

Kristin Anderson | Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Anderson

The holiday season is a time for indulgence, and that's a good thing. The trick is figuring out what exactly to indulge in. This will ensure your indulgences are worthwhile and will help you balance out the rest of the year.

Small Kitchen College | Posted 01.29.2012 | College
Small Kitchen College

Photo Credit: Small Kitchen College With the holidays right around the corner, there are plenty of excuses to throw cozy dinner parties at your home...

A Preview Of FotoWeek DC (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

FotoWeek DC 2011 is just about here. The launch party is Friday night -- it starts at 5 p.m. at FotoWeek Central (1800 L St. NW), then moves to the...

Mindy Kaling Talks Dating, Diets And Kate Middleton

The Huffington Post | Priya Rao | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WireImage I’m not the first person to have a girl crush on Mindy Kaling. The writer/actress is undeniably the best part of “The Office” a...

A-Rated School By Day, X-Rated Party Venue By Night?

Posted 11.02.2011 | Education

The highly rated Balere Language Academy in Miami is the daytime home of students from kindergarten through 8th grade, but the school is now respondin...

Top 11 Must-Have Items For a First Kitchen

Small Kitchen College | Posted 10.31.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

Whether you are living in an apartment or sharing a kitchen with a hundred of your peers on your dormitory floor, here are the top eleven must have items for a first kitchen.

Governing Together: The Debt Limit Is an Ideal Opportunity

Robert Hoopes | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Hoopes

Bipartisanship is no longer just a word that members of Congress can throw around and then ignore. It is the only option. And that's a good thing.

Makers of Cute Cat Videos Form Independent Political Party

Spencer Green | Posted 09.27.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In a major challenge to Republicans and Democrats, a new political party has been established by United States citizens who routinely film delightful videos of their cats and post them online.

Plan for a Plan B

Laurie Arons | Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco
Laurie Arons

2011-07-11-weddingpull.gifIn years past, one could pretty much count on rain-free summers, but in our great state the weather has become so unpredictable lately that many unsuspecting have been caught off guard.

PHOTOS: High Line Summer Party, The Gallerinas

Posted 08.31.2011 | New York

Yesterday was an eclectic one, as New Yorkers began to ease into the languor needed to enjoy 4th of July weekend. The High Line played host to a Su...

Bad Teachers And Shakespeareans Party

Posted 08.21.2011 | New York

Summer galas are springing up around town before the city becomes a sticky-hot furnace. Last night saw a bunch of great events, from the opening film ...

How To Pack a Perfect Picnic

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.14.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

In our book, the potluck section comes along bright and early. That's because we're obsessed with potlucks--they're practical, cheap, and fun. And pic...

Nobody Likes a Narc

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.10.2011 | Education
Linda Flanagan

Adopting a don't-ask-don't-tell policy about underage drinking perpetuates the fiction that teenage drinking is a purely private matter.

How to Brand It in America: Rimowa and Hugo Boss

Zandile Blay | Posted 07.25.2011 | Style
Zandile Blay

Rimowa's and Hugo Boss' unrelenting craftsmanship hasn't resonated in a major way with the American consumer. Far from retreating, these brands are going on the luxe offensive.

Why Adults Ignore Underage Drinking And Other Stories

Linda Flanagan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Flanagan

Rather than fight it, many parents have raised the white flag and allowed their underage children to drink at home. What's more, some parents, advertently or not, supply their kids with booze.

Don Hill's Closes Its Doors For Good

Posted 06.27.2011 | New York

The New York Post reports that the Greenwich Village bar Don Hill's is closing one month after its founder, Don Hill, passed away. In September th...

PHOTOS: Tribeca Film Festival Parties

Posted 06.22.2011 | New York

The TriBeCa Film Festival is under way, and that means one thing -- parties. Downtown was full of them last night, as filmmakers and their scribes...

Theme Parties Are The Best Parties: Tips & Tricks

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

As quarter-lifers, when we don't know much about things, we tend to reach into the farthest depths of our minds, extract a few minor details, and ge...

Serving Oscar

Denise Vivaldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Denise Vivaldo

There I was with one of my best friends from cooking school. and we were in charge of serving 1,600 fancy, famous people dinner after the awards ceremony. For crying out loud, we were at the Oscars.

True Grits & Other Oscar Night Recipes

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Oscar night is a big deal in my family, and last year, Cara joined me for an intimate Oscar night meal. Whether you're having over two people or t...

Why We Go Out

Thei Zervaki | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thei Zervaki

I often question myself the need of people to "go out."

PHOTOS: 'Just Go With It', Fake Beatles And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Get ready for some serious partying this week, New York. Fashion Week officially kicks off tomorrow, which means plenty of important and beautiful peo...